Friday 18 December 2009
A farewell to one of the gems in our wee islands music scene crown is heading off to to San Fran, taken his space echoing oscillations with him. The vid below is a solo outing at this year DEAF, but tonight he will be join live with two other members of the long gone but still loved Connect Four Orchestra.
Somadrone - Secton Six.mp3 (Taken from “Lets Depart” 10″ E.P – 2001 )
Somadrone - Trail For A Trial.mp3 (Taken from "Fuzzing Away To A Whisper" LP - 2005)
Also on the bill is three piece Krautrock Revivalist Twinkranes and who have just released a great record on Twisted Nerve.
And if you can still rock on after that there is this afterwards.
After hearing new songs like "Flight Of The Feathered Serpent" and "Space Mountain" which sound like modern unoffensive tv idents music, for me Fuck Buttons have lost their edgy charm. The first album was more than just a homage exercise to Eno and Bryne's 81 masterpiece, it genuinely sounded dangerous, exciting and even new but now I wouldn't be surprise if "Olympians" (the most skippable track on "Tarot Sports") is used over rubbish tv sport montages. But it will be worth going to hear songs of their first album and the schizo disco epic that is "Surf Solar" of the new one and Legion Of Two in support also
Sunday 6 December 2009
Thursday 3 December 2009
Boys Of Summer featuring A.Fogarty (Toymonger / Weil Rats), I.Pawle (Sea Dog / Scented Candle) & PG Smyth (Jimmy Cake) unleash a unrelentless barrage of sweet disco analog drone swells. They return to the Box Social after one of the most intense show I've seen this year. I overheard one punter after that "Cannibal Holocaust" score show saying "It was like getting hit over the head by a cancerous penis", quality.
John Purcell is a Dublin-based musician who uses guitar, synthesiser, voice, field recordings, and effects to create dense layers of lush ambient sound.
Catscars is Robyn Bromfield, one fifth of Children Under Hoof and one of Patrick Kelleher's Cold Dead Hands. Behringer + Farfisa + Korg + Yamaha = Carpender Doom grooves.
Sonic bliss from a child under hoof.
Sat. 12th of December,
Behind 236 South Circular Road,
Doors: 6pm till 10pm (plendy of time to head into Hercules & Love Affair after)
Bring Your Own Dang Booze.
I warmed more and more to Cold Cave's debut LP after the initial disappointment subsided. Here is the feel goodish single that's ring out like New Order covering Q Lazzarus yup, sounds good to me.
Cold Cave - Love Comes Close.mp3
Buy Love Comes Close LP at your local record shop before it closes down.